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Volunteer abroad, Volunteering in Africa with our charity make a difference in the lives of children, orphans, women and people in poor villages and communities

. Volunteering in Africa with us has benefits for you but importantly, you are the means for us to provide children and families in broken and poor communities some decency of living and a fighting chance to escape the jaws of extreme poverty. Healthcare, Education, Water and Shelter are our priorities.

Through us, the poor, needy and neglected, together with volunteers from abroad work in Africa and live side by side, share cultures, perspectives and new ideas to solve problems, inspire, build bridges and dispel myths.

This website maintained by our charity is largely focused on promoting why you should consider volunteering in Africa with us and

how our volunteer opportunities are the best if you want to volunteer in Africa with a group or alone.

Volunteer abroad Africa medical, orphanage, healthcare, community volunteer opportunities. Our volunteering in Africa opportunities & mission trips cover free healthcare, education & recreation for children & people in poor villages

Volunteer abroad Africa medical, orphanage, healthcare, community volunteer opportunities. Our volunteering in Africa opportunities & mission trips cover free healthcare, education & recreation for children & people in poor villages

Volunteering Abroad makes a big difference for children and families in poor villages. Where you volunteer in Africa, where our volunteers work are places that are in dire need. These are places where there are no hospitals or clinics and together with those who travel to volunteer in Africa with us, we offer these places free medical care in make shift clinic under trees or in a classroom. These are places where children go to school under trees. Some use only one classroom for all ages and put their books on the floor to write. In these places we volunteer in Africa, we us build writing desks for them, send them reading books, teach them scrabble and other education board games. In these places in Africa where our volunteers volunteer with us, we introduce children to computers and smart phones. Volunteering in Africa to educate communities on dental hygiene, making water safe to drink and how to take care of wounds to prevent infections. Join us Volunteer in Africa and inform villages how to use available local resources for the balanced nutrition. Volunteer in Africa with us and help us pass on many vital knowledge content to improve their lives with their own available resources. Our approach to problem solving is constantly informed by current community challenges and inputs of those volunteering in Africa with us. As an organization run locally by local people, with nearly twenty years of experience working with international volunteers of different ages, nationalities, interests, skills and needs, we make and design volunteer in Africa volunteer opportunities tapping energies of international volunteers and their skills to drive changes for the children and people of poor villages and communities. And we give everyone who volunteer abroad with us a great cultural, language, dance and safari experiences. Our past volunteers have always spoken of how much they took back in the form of changed perspectives, renewed energy, sharpened focus, a great cultural experience and a lifetime fun adventure. Please discover our volunteer opportunities and find time to join us. We also need you to pass on the word to friends and family to join us volunteer in Africa.
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Fun, Adventure & Learning
Medical Mission trips

Summary of Medical Volunteer in Africa mission trip work

Medical volunteers in Africa help us provide healthcare to people in poor places with no health center. Volunteering in Africa medical mission trip help care for babies who were born at home and have never been seen by a healthcare professional. Medical volunteer work in Africa offer hands on experience for medical students, student nurses, and other medical education programs like pre-med, as well.
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Summary of Medical Volunteer in Africa mission trip work

student nurse volunteer work in Africa for hands on practical learning whiles assisting local nurses and doctors, nurse volunteer in African clinic or hospital in Africa to support the limited staff and help train nurse assistants to improve service. Pre-Med student volunteer in Africa to learn from local health professionals and healthcare delivery in Africa. Medical student volunteer in Africa for indepth practical hands on experience caring for patients and directly learning from doctors. Apply to volunteer in Africa with us today, help us make a difference volunteering in Africa
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Summary of Community, Children, Orphanage Volunteer in Africa work

volunteer in Africa on this project to offer after school help to children, particularly orphans. Volunteering in Africa will enable you help us run our Africa literacy project. Volunteers in Africa encourage and motivate other families to foster orphans. If you volunteered in Africa with us, then you helped us introduce children to educational games like chess and writing competitions.
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Summary of Community, Children, Orphanage Volunteer in Africa mission trip

Volunteer in Africa to help us build classroom tables and chairs. Volunteering with us in Africa will enable us get your help in running the Literacy project. Volunteers in Africa help us educate community mothers, girls and school children on subjects relating to their welfare and development like nutrition, sexual assault, dental hygiene, wound care, Water safety etc. The volunteer work in Africa includes engaging children in games and dancing for recreation.
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SAFARI AND PLACES OF INTEREST for Volunteers in Africa
Explore new things and places in Africa when you volunteer in Africa, and discover fascinating wildlife, cultures, people and places. That makes your trip to volunteer abroad one of a lifetime. We help a volunteer plan or the volunteers can join our organized safari and places of interest trips. We provide information on the historical sites for volunteers and things to do abroad in Africa. Staff escort the volunteer to places of interest and safari, our support team is there for the volunteers in Africa.
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Volunteers learning local language in Africa
Volunteers preparing to come to Africa can request a copy of audio file of popular local words and phrases in Africa. This help a volunteer interact well in Africa with the locals with some few local language phrases or words. A volunteer in Africa can express thanks and greet in the local language. A volunteer abroad in Africa can become a darling to many people if the volunteer can utter some few local syllabus to their dismay. So why don't a volunteer on way to Africa take the chance to learn something before arriving.
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Immersion of Volunteers into African Culture

If you volunteer abroad in Africa with us, expect to be immersed in the culture of the people. It is part of the program to volunteer in Africa. In Africa, volunteers will attend social events like traditional weddings, birthday parties, with the host family or as a team on a volunteer in Africa mission trip. We organize activities like drumming and dancing, language lessons for volunteers to further improve the volunteers work in Africa. We choose communities which are notably hospitable and rich in culture for our Africa volunteer work opportunities. Come volunteer in Africa with us and have cultural immersion as part of the program.
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Pre departure documentation to prepare to volunteer in Africa

Inclusive in each volunteer abroad in Africa pre-departure pack are; Country overview, How to make the most of the volunteer in Africa placement, Required vaccinations for the volunteer to travel abroad, Packing list for the volunteers trip to Africa, Staying in touch with family and friends whilst volunteering in Africa, Food and drinks in Africa, transportation for volunteers in Africa, Climate, Safety measures, Money and Budgeting for volunteers' trip, Applying for visa to volunteer in Africa, Planning a Safari and places to visit while volunteering in Africa, useful websites and information resources in Africa for a volunteer. Commonly used local language phrases and their meanings and more.
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Accommodation for Volunteers in Africa

We provide two types of accommodation. An African host family for volunteers, and a hotel accommodation for group volunteering in Africa. If you volunteer in Africa with us, your host families are open to learn and share cultures and perspectives.
In some homes and hotels for volunteers coming to Africa, there are internet services. You will have your own room or share with another volunteer in Africa. a room for a volunteer in Africa is furnished. A room may rooms have television, fan, air-condition, own bath and/or toilet. All hotels for group volunteers have own bath, fan or aircondtion, shower and sometimes hot water.
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Meals for volunteers in Africa

A volunteer is served with breakfeast, lunch and dinner. However depending on the time and distance between your work place and home, a volunteer working in Africa might have to eat snack for lunch on most working days. Volunteer in Africa are offered both local and continental foods. Volunteer in Africa and have the best of organic foods, fruits and vegetables. Volunteering in Africa, you will have rice, corn, chicken, beans, beef, bread, eggs, tea, coffee, truly fresh and organic fruits regularly as part of your meals.
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Travel and Health Insurance for our volunteers in Africa

Insurance for volunteers during time volunteering in Africa is inclusive in fees paid. $50,000 medical maximum @ $100 deductible. In addition to the medical benefits, the plan also provides the following additional features: * $300,000 for Emergency Medical Evacuation! * $10,000 for Emergency Reunion! (brings your family to your bedside in the event of a medical emergency evacuation) * $5,000 Trip cancellation benefit * $250 Lost checked luggage benefit * $25,000.00 of Accidental Death * Terrorism Coverage (see brochure for details) and more. Freedom of mind to volunteer in Africa.
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Visa for volunteers to come to Africa
Almost all our volunteers are from places or with passports that require visas before you can travel to volunteer in Africa. We provide the relevant documents for the volunteer to apply for visa to come volunteer abroad in Africa with us. We are able to arrange for volunteers to pick visa upon arrival but it is a situation we rather avoid as much as possible. The volunteer should therefore apply for the visa and get their visa before traveling to Africa. Normal processing time is two to three weeks so plan ahead of time.
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Flight to volunteer in Africa

We help volunteers get the most affordable flight to travel to Africa to volunteer. We connect with some travel companies, get corporate discounts and use leverages to get good deals most times for volunteers. However a volunteer is independent in making his/her flight decisions to travel abroad to volunteer with us in Africa. Make your search, tell us the best deal you got, we will then run our search and inquiries and let you know the results so you can decide. And do not worry about the arrival time, we shall be at the airport to meet you and pick you up.
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Communicating with friends and family while volunteering in Africa
Each volunteer is giving a pay as you go mobile phone service, mobile phones are provided to volunteers in Africa. The phone must be returned in its good shape upon departure. If there is going to be more than one volunteer in a host house, we may choose to provide one mobile phone for the household volunteers or as much as our inventory can provide. Most of our accommodation places for volunteers in Africa have mobile phone coverage. A volunteer could go to Africa with own phone and we shall provide the volunteer the pay as you go sim Card. The phone must be a GSM enabled phone.
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Reference letters for volunteers after volunteering in Africa

We provide all who volunteer in Africa with us a citation detailing your work activities, social activities, cultural immersion, endurance, sacrifice, impact, experiences and uniqueness. If you are an American citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, the hours spent volunteering with us qualify for the President's Volunteer Service Awards program, and we will credit you with those hours. The award is a medal, personalized certificate and congratulatory letter from the President of United States. For those who are seeking academic credits, or volunteering as part of an elective program, we complete the neccesary documents as well. We also provide reference letters and testimonials for our volunteers anytime requested and needed to pursue employment, promotion or college application. There is no limit to time or number of requests you can make.
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Wny volunteer in Africa

Wondering why you should volunteer in Africa or find the best volunteer in Africa programs, Our volunteer in Africa opportunities offer free volunteering work in Africa best for you to make an impact and learn. Please click on link to explore more.
CITATIONS
"We could not do what we do without them!" - Americans Serving Abroad Projects Inc. A U.S. non-profit organization. Verify here
Year 2009 - National Geographic's 1 of "The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life" - Verify here.
Featured Publication " Volunteers make a difference in Africa – why we are proud of them  "  January 15th, 2016
Volunteers make a difference in Africa, through our volunteers work, stay with local families, spending in local communities, historical places, read more.. Volunteers make a difference in Africa, from the places the volunteers work, to the host families, the communities they stay in and the places of interest the volunteers visit. I have more than one story of a person in each of these places whose lives changed and impacted positively because of the chanced meeting with volunteers from abroad. Over the years working for Sem-Fronteiras non-profit, I have come to know changed lives of many .... Read Full article
Featured Publication " Mission trips to Africa  "  January 8th, 2016
Our Mission trips to Africa bring volunteers together for a cause of improving the lives of poor communities by free healthcare, education & infrastructure. Mission trips to Africa provide an opportunity for volunteers to experience team work with people of different nations and perspectives. Volunteers come together for the common cause of improving the lives of poor communities through our mission trips to Africa. Some of the activities include providing free medical care and medicines to people living in poor communities in Africa without any health facility nearby. Our mission trips to Africa bring together .... Read Full article
Featured Publication " Nurses Volunteer in Africa. Honoring our nurses. Nurses Rock!!  "  January 6th, 2016
We invite you to join our International Mission trip, June 12th-25th, 2016: Care, medication, HIV/AIDS test for 1000. Build 1000 writing boards, 300 classroom desks & enroll 2000 more children into our literacy project, teach scrabble, enjoy safari, cultural activities and historical places. Click for details. Passionate with strong faith, Raisa Zhovklaya shined her light on the poor in rural communities as a volunteer in Africa with us on our medical mission program. Raisa Zhovklaya - NY, USA Today Raisa Zhovklaya is featured in honor the nurses who have played a great role volunteering in Africa .... Read Full article
Featured Publication " Join our May-June 2016 international mission trip to Ghana, Africa  "  December 22nd, 2015
click here to sign up or email staff@elghana.com Meet and make friends among volunteers from United States, Canada, Australia and Europe who are joining us in Ghana in Africa from May 26th to June 11 2016 to build a community play ground for children in poor communities and assemble 1000 white boards for distribution to school children who cannot frequently afford to buy exercise books. Teach recreational games (scrabble & chess) and enroll 2000 more children living in poor communities into our literacy project. Provide free healthcare, medication, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis test for an estimated 2000 people in poor rural .... Read Full article

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